Participatory development in Kenya / Josephine Syokau Mwanzia, Robert Craig Strathdee.Material type: TextSeries: Voices in development managementPublication details: Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2010. Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 182 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780754697329; 0754697320; 1317083830; 9781317083832; 1317083822; 9781317083825; 1282743678; 9781282743670; 9786612743672; 6612743670Subject(s): Community development -- Kenya | Social planning -- Kenya -- Citizen participation | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- City Planning & Urban Development | Community development | Social planning -- Citizen participation | KenyaGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic book. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Participatory development in Kenya.DDC classification: 307.1/4096762 LOC classification: HN793.Z9 | C6492 2010ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Theories and models of participatory development and empowerment -- The new centralism -- Development cooperation, partnerships and accountability -- The methods, process and outcomes of participation in BEIP -- Empowerment, sustainability and social transformation -- Conclusion : implications to participatory development policy, theory and practice.
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Using an in-depth study of the Basic Education Improvement Project (BEIP) implemented by the Government of Kenya, the authors of this book critically assess the fit between policy, practice and theory of Participatory Development (PDev) to shed light on theoretical debates that are on-going in development.